Easter Travel Summary 2017

 

 This year Easter is between Friday 14 April and Monday 17 April 2017

This page gives an overview of the services that each Train Operating Company will be providing over Easter 2017.

Major engineering works are taking place at the following locations over the Easter weekend:

Details of London Underground, Buses, Trams and River services operated by Transport for London over the Easter Bank Holiday will be available from the Transport for London website

For a detailed summary of the train services being provided by each Train Operating Company over the holiday, please choose the company you will be travelling with from the list below:

 


Arriva Trains Wales

Good Friday

A normal Friday service will run.

Saturday
A normal Saturday service will run. Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton.

Sunday
A normal Sunday service will run. Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton.

Buses replace trains between Cardiff Central and Ebbw Vale until 13:35.

Easter Monday

A normal Monday service will run.

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Good Friday

A reduced service will run.

Saturday

A normal Saturday service will run. However, trains between Shoeburyness - Laindon - London Liverpool Street are being diverted to London Fenchurch Street. Stratford customers should use the London Underground Jubilee Line to and from West Ham.

Sunday

A normal Sunday service will run. However, trains between Shoeburyness - Laindon - London Liverpool Street are being diverted to London Fenchurch Street. Stratford customers should use the London Underground Jubilee Line to and from West Ham.

Easter Monday

A reduced service will run.

Caledonian Sleeper

Good Friday

Trains will be diverted and will not call at Watford Junction, Crewe, Preston, Carlisle, Carstairs or Motherwell.

Saturday

There is no Caledonian sleeper service on Saturday night.

Sunday

Trains will be diverted and will not call at Watford Junction, Crewe, Preston, Carlisle, Carstairs or Motherwell.

Easter Monday

A normal service will run.

Chiltern Railways

Good Friday

London – High Wycombe – Oxford / Birmingham

An amended Saturday service will run; no services will call at Sudbury Harrow Road or Sudbury Hill Harrow.

London – Amersham – Aylesbury Vale Parkway

Until Approximately 12:00: Due to London Underground engineering works, a reduced service of one train per hour will run between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and stations to Amersham. Connecting buses will run between Amersham and Beaconsfield, for connecting trains to/from Marylebone.

From Approximately 12:00: An amended Saturday timetable will run between Marylebone and stations to Aylesbury Vale Parkway.

Saturday

London – High Wycombe – Oxford / Birmingham

A normal Saturday service will run, with no planned alterations.

London – Amersham – Aylesbury Vale Parkway

Until Approximately 12:00: Due to London Underground engineering works, a reduced service of one train per hour will operate between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and stations to Amersham. Connecting buses will run between Amersham and Beaconsfield, for connecting trains to/from Marylebone.

From Approximately 12:00: A normal Saturday service will run between Marylebone and stations to Aylesbury Vale Parkway.

Sunday

London – High Wycombe – Oxford / Birmingham

A normal Sunday timetable will run, with no planned alterations.

London – Amersham – Aylesbury Vale Parkway

Until Approximately 12:00: Due to London Underground engineering works, a reduced service of one train per hour will run between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and stations to Amersham. Connecting buses will run between Amersham and Beaconsfield, for connecting trains to/from Marylebone.

From Approximately 12:00: A normal Sunday service will run between Marylebone and stations to Aylesbury Vale Parkway.

Easter Monday

London – High Wycombe – Oxford / Birmingham

An amended Saturday service will run; no services will call at Sudbury Harrow Road or Sudbury Hill Harrow.

London – Amersham – Aylesbury Vale Parkway

Due to London Underground engineering works, a reduced service of one train per hour will run between Aylesbury Vale Parkway and stations to Amersham. Connecting buses will run between Amersham and Beaconsfield, for connecting trains to/from Marylebone.

CrossCountry

Good Friday

Trains will run between Reading / Southampton Central and Leeds calling at Wakefield Westgate but not Doncaster. If you wish to travel to or from Doncaster, you may use connecting services at Sheffield.

Trains between Scotland and the South West will be diverted via and calling at Doncaster. As a result, they will not call at Leeds and Wakefield Westgate. If you wish to travel to or from Leeds or Wakefield Westgate, you may use connecting services at Sheffield.

Saturday

Trains will start and terminate at Edinburgh. Rail replacement road transport will operate between Glasgow Central and Motherwell. Connecting rail services will operate between Motherwell and Edinburgh.

Trains will run between Reading / Southampton Central and Leeds calling at Wakefield Westgate but not Doncaster. If you wish to travel to or from Doncaster, you may use connecting services at Sheffield.

Trains between Scotland and the South West will be diverted via and calling at Doncaster. As a result, they will not call at Leeds and Wakefield Westgate. If you wish to travel to or from Leeds or Wakefield Westgate, you may use connecting services at Sheffield.

Sunday

Trains will start and terminate at Edinburgh. Rail replacement road transport will operate between Glasgow Central and Motherwell. Connecting rail services will operate between Motherwell and Edinburgh.

Trains will divert not to call at Coventry and Birmingham International. Rail replacement road transport will operate between Leamington Spa, Coventry and Birmingham International.

Easter Monday

Trains will start and terminate at Edinburgh. Rail replacement road transport will operate between Glasgow Central and Motherwell. Connecting rail services will operate between Motherwell and Edinburgh.

Trains will run between Reading / Southampton Central and Leeds calling at Wakefield Westgate but not Doncaster. If you wish to travel to or from Doncaster, you may use connecting services at Sheffield.

Trains between Scotland and the South West will be diverted via and calling at Doncaster. As a result, they will not call at Leeds and Wakefield Westgate. If you wish to travel to or from Leeds or Wakefield Westgate, you may use connecting services at Sheffield.

East Midlands Trains

Good Friday

A normal Friday service will run.

Saturday

A normal Saturday service will run.

Sunday

Between London St Pancras International and Luton Airport Parkway: An amended timetable will be in operation all day, with reduced service frequency and extended journey times.

Easter Monday

The following Bank Holiday Monday alterations will apply: 07.36 Derby to London St Pancras, 06.00 Sheffield to London St Pancras and 17.45 London St Pancras to Derby will NOT run.  

Gatwick Express

Good Friday

A normal Friday service will run.

Saturday

A normal Saturday service will run.

Sunday

No trains will run. Customers should use Southern trains between London Bridge and Gatwick Express. Overnight trains are replaced by buses between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

Easter Monday

A normal Monday service will run.

Grand Central

Good Friday

A normal Friday service will run.

Saturday

A normal Saturday service will run.

Sunday

A normal Sunday service will run.

Easter Monday

A normal Monday service will run.

Great Northern

Good Friday

An enhanced Saturday service will run.

Saturday

A normal service will run, subject to engineering work.

Sunday

A normal service will run, subject to engineering work.

Easter Monday

An enhanced Saturday service will run.

Great Western Railway

Good Friday

An amended weekday service will run.

Major engineering works at Bath Spa means that trains will be diverted, replacement buses will run. Further information can be found here.

Saturday

An amended Saturday service will run.

Major engineering works at Bath Spa means that trains will be diverted, replacement buses will run. Further information can be found here.

Sunday

An amended Sunday service will run.

Major engineering works at Bath Spa means that trains will be diverted, replacement buses will run. Further information can be found here.

Monday

An amended weekday service will run. There will be additional trains from the West of England to London Paddington.

Major engineering works at Bath Spa means that trains will be diverted, replacement buses will run. Further information can be found here.

Greater Anglia / Stansted Express

Good Friday

An amended weekday service on the Ipswich and Norwich branch lines.

A Saturday service will run between London Liverpool Street / Stratford and Hertford East, Stansted Airport and Cambridge.

Buses will replace trains between Ingatestone/ Billericay and Newbury Park. Tickets will be accepted on the Central Line from Newbury Park to/ from London Liverpool Street.

Saturday

Normal Saturday Stansted Express service.

A normal Saturday Greater Anglia service will run. However, buses will replace trains between Ingatestone/ Billericay and Newbury Park. Tickets will be accepted on the Central Line from Newbury Park to/ from London Liverpool Street.

Sunday

Normal Sunday Stansted Express service.

A normal Sunday Greater Anglia service will run. However, buses replace trains between Norwich and Sheringham.

No trains at Tottenham Hale.

Buses will replace trains between Ingatestone/ Billericay and Newbury Park. Tickets will be accepted on the Central Line from Newbury Park to/ from London Liverpool Street.

Easter Monday

Stansted Express will operate a Saturday level of service.

Greater Anglia have an amended weekday service on the Ipswich and Norwich branch lines.

No trains at Tottenham Hale.

Buses will replace trains between Ingatestone/ Billericay and Newbury Park. Tickets will be accepted on the Central Line from Newbury Park to/ from London Liverpool Street.

Heathrow Connect

Good Friday

Trains depart London Paddington at 07:33 and every 30 minutes until 23:03. Trains will not call at West Ealing or Hanwell.

Trains depart Heathrow at 07:48 and every 30 minutes until 23:18 and then 00:07. Trains will not call at Hanwell or West Ealing

Saturday

Trains depart London Paddington at 04:42, 05:03 and every 30 minutes to 23:03

Trains depart Heathrow at 05:20, 05:48 and every 30 minutes to 23:18 and then 00:07.

Sunday

An hourly service will run at 12 minutes past each hour from London Paddington and 7 minutes past each hour from Heathrow.

Easter Monday

Trains depart London Paddington at 04:42, 05:03 and every 30 minutes to 23:03

Trains depart Heathrow at 05:20, 05:48 and every 30 minutes to 23:18 and then 00:07.

Heathrow Express

Good Friday

Trains depart London Paddington at 07:25 and every 30 minutes until 23:25.

Trains depart Heathrow Terminal 5 at 07:27 and every 30 minutes until 23:27 and then 23:53.

Saturday

Trains depart London Paddington at 05:25 and every 30 minutes until 23:25.

Trains depart Heathrow Terminal 5 at 05:27 and every 30 minutes until 23:27 and then 23:53.

Sunday

A normal Sunday service will run.

Easter Monday

Trains depart Paddington at 05:25 and every 30 minutes until 23:25.

Trains depart Heathrow Terminal 5 at 05:27 and every 30 minutes until 23:27 and then 23:53.

Hull Trains

Good Friday

The 06:02 service from Beverley to London Kings Cross and the 07:22 service from London Kings Cross to Hull will not run.

Saturday

A normal Saturday service will run.

Sunday

A normal Sunday service will run.

Easter Monday

The 06:02 service from Beverley to London Kings Cross and the 07:22 service from London Kings Cross to Hull will not run.

Island Line

Good Friday

A normal Friday service will run.

Saturday

A normal Saturday service will run.

Sunday

A normal Sunday service will run.

Monday

A normal Monday service will run.

London Midland

Good Friday

Trains between Shrewsbury and Birmingham New Street will run to a special timetable based on Saturday service.

Trains between Birmingham New Street and Worcester / Hereford will run to a special timetable based on Saturday service.

Services between Bletchley and Bedford will not run.

Trains between London Euston and Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton will run to a special timetable at a reduced level of frequency. Trains between Birmingham New Street and London Euston will run to an amended timetable between Northampton and London Euston (at reduced frequency).  Train services between Crewe and London Euston will run between Crewe and Northampton only - to an amended timetable.

Saturday

Trains between London Euston and Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton will run to a special timetable at a reduced level of frequency. Trains between Birmingham New Street and London Euston will run to an amended timetable between Northampton and London Euston (at reduced frequency).  Train services between Crewe and London Euston will run between Crewe and Northampton only - to an amended timetable.

Trains between Shrewsbury and Birmingham New Street will run between Shrewsbury and Telford Central only - to a special timetable. Replacement buses will run between Telford Central and Wolverhampton.

Sunday

Trains between London Euston and Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton will run to a special timetable at a reduced level of frequency. Trains between Birmingham New Street and London Euston will run to an amended timetable between Northampton and London Euston (at reduced frequency).  Trains between Crewe and London Euston will operate between Crewe and Northampton only - to an amended timetable.

Easter Monday

Trains between London Euston and Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton will run to a special timetable at a reduced level of frequency. Trains between Birmingham New Street and London Euston will run to an amended timetable between Northampton and London Euston (at reduced frequency).  Trains between Crewe and London Euston will run between Crewe and Northampton only - to an amended timetable.

Trains between Shrewsbury and Birmingham New Street will run between Shrewsbury and Telford Central only - to a special timetable. Replacement buses will operate between Telford Central and Wolverhampton.

London Overground

Good Friday

A normal Friday service will run. However, no trains between Camden Road and Stratford and Romford and Upminster.

Saturday

A normal Saturday service will run. However, no trains between Camden Road and Stratford, Romford and Upminster also Highbury & Islington and Shadwell.

Sunday

A normal Sunday service will run. However, no trains between Camden Road and Stratford, Romford and Upminster also Highbury & Islington and Shadwell.

Easter Monday

A Saturday service will run. Also, no trains between Camden Road and Stratford, Romford and Upminster also Highbury & Islington and Shadwell.

Merseyrail

Good Friday

A Saturday service will run. Because of engineering work, there will be no trains between James Street and Liverpool Central. 

Saturday

A normal Saturday service will run. Because of engineering work, there will be no trains between James Street and Liverpool Central. 

Sunday

A summer Sunday service. Because of engineering work, there will be no trains between James Street and Liverpool Central. 

Easter Monday

A Saturday service will run. Because of engineering work, there will be no trains between James Street and Liverpool Central. 

Northern

Good Friday

A normal Friday service will run, subject to engineering work:

  • Trains between York and Blackpool North will be replaced by buses between Church Fenton and Leeds. 
  • Trains between Selby and Leeds will be replaced by buses throughout.

Saturday

A normal Saturday service will run, subject to engineering work:

  • Trains between York and Blackpool North will be replaced by buses between Church Fenton and Leeds. 
  • Trains between Selby and Leeds will be replaced by buses throughout.
  • Trains between Huddersfield and Blackpool North will not run between Manchester Victoria and Bolton. Customers should use alternative trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Bolton.
  • Trains between Huddersfield and Wigan Wallgate will run between Huddersfield and Manchester Victoria.
  • Trains between Blackburn and Wigan Wallgate via Todmorden will run between Blackburn and Manchester Victoria via Todmorden.
  • Trains between Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street.
  • Trains between Manchester Airport and Liverpool Lime Street will run to an amended timetable.

Sunday

A normal Sunday service will run, subject to engineering work:

  • Trains between York and Blackpool North will be replaced by buses between Church Fenton and Leeds. 
  • Trains between Selby and Leeds will be replaced by buses throughout.
  • Trains between Manchester Victoria and Blackpool North / Wigan Wallgate are diverted to run between Manchester Oxford Road and Blackpool North.

Easter Monday

A normal Monday service will run, subject to engineering work:

  • Trains between York and Blackpool North will be replaced by buses between Church Fenton and Leeds. 
  • Trains between Selby and Leeds will be replaced by buses throughout.
  • Trains between Huddersfield and Blackpool North will not run between Manchester Victoria and Bolton. Customers should use alternative trains between Manchester Piccadilly and Bolton.
  • Trains between Huddersfield and Wigan Wallgate will run between Huddersfield and Manchester Victoria.
  • Trains between Blackburn and Wigan Wallgate via Todmorden will run between Blackburn and Manchester Victoria via Todmorden.
  • Trains between Manchester Victoria and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Manchester Oxford Road and Liverpool Lime Street.
  • Trains between Manchester Airport and Liverpool Lime Street will run to an amended timetable.

ScotRail

Good Friday

It is not yet known the level of service ScotRail will run.

Saturday

Engineering work will affect the following services:

Most trains are diverted between Motherwell and Glasgow Central. Replace buses will run between the following stations:

  • Burnside and Newton
  • Wishaw / Shotts and Glasgow Central
  • Edinburgh and Glasgow Central via Carstairs
  • Cumbernauld / Larkhall / Motherwell and Bridgeton

Sunday

Engineering work will affect the following services:

Most trains are diverted between Motherwell and Glasgow Central. Replace buses will run between the following stations:

  • Burnside and Newton
  • Wishaw / Shotts and Glasgow Central
  • Edinburgh and Glasgow Central via Carstairs
  • Cumbernauld / Larkhall / Motherwell and Bridgeton

Easter Monday

Engineering work will affect the following services:

Most trains are diverted between Motherwell and Glasgow Central. Replace buses will run between the following stations:

  • Burnside and Newton
  • Wishaw / Shotts and Glasgow Central
  • Edinburgh and Glasgow Central via Carstairs
  • Cumbernauld / Larkhall / Motherwell and Bridgeton

Southern

Good Friday

A Saturday service will run. Buses replace trains between West Croydon and Epsom Downs.

Saturday

A normal Saturday service will run. Buses replace trains between West Croydon and Epsom Downs.

Sunday

No trains will run to or from London Victoria.

Buses replace trains between West Croydon and Sutton.

Easter Monday

A Saturday service will run. Buses replace trains between West Croydon and Epsom Downs.

Southeastern

Good Friday

No trains will run between London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and London Bridge. London Bridge will be closed for Southeastern services (except for trains to and from Hastings). Trains will start / terminate at London Victoria, London Blackfriars or New Cross. Buses will replace trains between New Cross and Charlton.

Saturday

No trains will run between London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and London Bridge. London Bridge will be closed for Southeastern services (except for trains to and from Hastings). Trains will start / terminate at London Victoria, London Blackfriars or New Cross. Buses will replace trains between New Cross and Charlton.

Sunday

No trains at London Cannon Street, Deptford, Greenwich, Maze Hill and Westcombe Park. Trains will be diverted to alternative stations and tickets will be accepted on reasonable routes on Transport for London services. 

Easter Monday

No trains at London Cannon Street, Deptford, Greenwich, Maze Hill and Westcombe Park. Trains will be diverted to alternative stations and tickets will be accepted on reasonable routes on Transport for London services. 

South West Trains

Good Friday

An amended and reduced service will operate on most routes to and from London Waterloo.

Buses will run between Poole and Wareham and between Barnes and Hounslow / Teddington.

Saturday

An amended and reduced service will run on most routes to and from London Waterloo.

Buses will run between Poole and Wareham and between Barnes and Hounslow / Teddington.

Sunday

An amended and reduced service will run on most routes to and from London Waterloo.

Buses will run between Poole and Wareham and between Barnes and Hounslow / Teddington.

Easter Monday

An amended and reduced service will run on most routes to and from London Waterloo.

TfL Rail

Good Friday

No services will run. Buses will replace trains on the whole route.

Saturday

No services will run. Buses will replace trains on the whole route.

Sunday

No services will run. Buses will replace trains on the whole route.

Easter Monday

No services will run. Buses will replace trains on the whole route.

Thameslink

Good Friday

A Saturday service will run.

Saturday

A normal Saturday service will run.

Sunday

A normal Sunday service will run.

Easter Monday

A Saturday service will run.

TransPennine Express

Good Friday

A revised timetable will run.

A reduced service will run between York. Leeds, Huddersfield and Manchester consisting of combined Liverpool Lime Street to Middlesbrough / Newcastle and Manchester Piccadilly York services.

Trains between Scarborough and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Scarborough and York only.

Buses will run between Selby and Leeds.

No trains will run between Liverpool Lime Street and Huddersfield (via Manchester Victoria).

Saturday

A revised timetable will run.

A reduced service will run between York. Leeds, Huddersfield and Manchester consisting of combined Liverpool Lime Street to Middlesbrough / Newcastle and Manchester Piccadilly York services.

Trains between Scarborough and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Scarborough and York only.

Buses will run between Selby and Leeds.

No trains will run between Liverpool Lime Street and Huddersfield (via Manchester Victoria).

Sunday

A revised timetable will run.

A reduced service will run between York. Leeds, Huddersfield and Manchester consisting of combined Liverpool Lime Street to Middlesbrough / Newcastle and Manchester Piccadilly York services. Some trains will be extended to operate to and from Edinburgh.

Trains between Scarborough and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Scarborough and York only.

Buses will run between Selby and Leeds.

No trains will run between Liverpool Lime Street and Huddersfield (via Manchester Victoria).

Easter Monday

A revised timetable will run.

A reduced service will run between York. Leeds, Huddersfield and Manchester consisting of combined Liverpool Lime Street to Middlesbrough / Newcastle and Manchester Piccadilly York services. Some trains will be extended to operate to and from Edinburgh.

Trains between Scarborough and Liverpool Lime Street will run between Scarborough and York only.

Buses will run between Selby and Leeds.

No trains will run between Liverpool Lime Street and Huddersfield (via Manchester Victoria).

Virgin Trains

Good Friday

Saturday

No trains between Carlisle and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh, buses will run.

Sunday

No trains between Carlisle and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh, buses will run.

Easter Monday

No trains between Carlisle and Glasgow Central / Edinburgh, buses will run.

Virgin Trains East Coast

Good Friday

A bank holiday service will run with Leeds services reduced to hourly and some trains to and from Newcastle are extended to start to and from Edinburgh.

Saturday

A normal Saturday service will run.

Sunday

A normal Sunday service will run.

Easter Monday

A bank holiday service will run with Leeds services reduced to hourly and some trains to and from Newcastle are extended to start to and from Edinburgh.